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Whittier Street Health Center

Primary Focus of the Provider
  • General health services
Type of Care
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Buprenorphine maintenance
  • Relapse prevention from naltrxone
  • Buprenorphine used in treatment
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse®)
  • Acamprosate (Campral®)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone)
  • Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone
Treatment Approaches
  • Cognitive/behavioral therapy
  • Dialectical behavioral therapy
  • Substance abuse counseling approach
  • Trauma-related counseling
  • Brief intervention approach
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Anger management
  • Relapse prevention
Facility Smoking Policy
  • Smoking permitted in designated area
Service Setting
  • Outpatient
  • Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone
  • Regular outpatient treatment
Facility Operation
  • Private organization
Licence / Certification / Accreditation
  • State substance abuse agency
  • State department of health
  • The Joint Commission
  • National Committee for Quality Assurance
Payment / Insurance Accepted
  • Cash or self-payment
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Private health insurance
  • Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs
Payment Assistance Available
  • Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)
  • Payment assistance (check with facility for details)
Special Programs / Groups Offered
  • Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) clients
  • Clients referred from the court/judicial system
  • Seniors or older adults
  • Adult women
  • Adult men
  • Persons with HIV or AIDS
  • Persons who have experienced trauma
  • Persons who have experienced sexual abuse
  • Persons who have experienced intimate partner violence, domestic violence
Ancillary Services
  • Case management
  • Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis
  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications
  • Screening for substance abuse
  • Screening for mental health disorders
  • Comprehensive substance abuse assessment
  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Screening for Hepatitis C
  • HIV testing
  • STD testing
  • TB screening
  • Discharge Planning
  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Assistance with obtaining social services
  • Domestic violence services - family or partner
  • Early intervention for HIV
  • HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support
  • Hepatitis education, counseling, or support
  • Mental health services
  • Acupuncture
  • Individual counseling offered
  • Group counseling offered
  • Family counseling offered
  • Marital/couples counseling offered
Age Groups Accepted
  • Young adults
  • Adults
Gender Accepted
  • Female
  • Male
Other Languages
  • Spanish